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Saturday, April 13, 2019

NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon & 5K  

Start Time: 9:00 AM
Queens - New York City!
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY
HM
5K

THE RACE

The NYCRUNS Queens Half & 5K returns to Flushing Meadows Park. The traffic-free course winds through the park, with great views of all the World's Fair sites and of course FMP in full Spring bloom.

Stick around for a bagel and a schmear, then explore the park’s nooks and crannies of sports fields, sculptures, and vast meadows before heading into downtown flushing to sample the great ethnic cuisine - there's everything you can imagine (and perhaps a few things you cannot).

Along with the NYCRUNS Central Park Half Marathon &  the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon, the Queens Half (but not the 5K) is part of the Triboro Challenge & InterClub Challenge. See below for details.

THE COURSE

The USATF certified courses hit all the famous landmarks and some parts of FMP you may never have seen before.

Half Marathon Course Map
5K Course Map

THE AMENITIES

Bag check and toilets will be provided. Water will be available on the course, and bagels, spreads, fresh fruit and more will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread to greet you at the finish line.  The giveaway for this race will be a tech t-shirt*. All finishers will receive a medal.  Free finish line photos and video will be available on your results page within a week of the race.

*Sizes are guaranteed. In order to cut down on waste, we try not to overorder. If we don’t have your size at the race, email theteam@nycruns.com within two days of the race and we’ll ship your shirt to you a few weeks later. Make sure to include the race name, your name, size and shipping address in the body of the email. Shipping to domestic US addresses only.

BIB & SHIRT PICKUP

Race day pickup will be available in the festival near the starting line beginning at 7:00 AM. There is no planned off site pickup for this event.

BIB MAILING

Bib mailing is available for this race for participants registered before 3/12. You must choose this option when registering and the bib must be mailed to the address you choose then. Shipping to domestic US addresses only.  The cost is $15.00.

Note: Shirts will not be mailed. They will be available for pickup at the race.

COST

See chart below. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Race day registration (if available) is cash or credit, no checks please. Register early to make things easier for us and cheaper for you!

Half 5K
Through 2/11 $65. $35.
Through 4/1 $75. $40.
Until online registration closes $85. $50.
Race day (if available) $100 $60.

RESULTS & AWARDS 

Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners overall in each race. Age group awards in the 5K will be awarded to the top three in each the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over.  Age group awards in the half will be awarded to the top three in each of the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over. Our awards policies are available here.

VOLUNTEER

Want to race this one for free? Volunteer at any of these upcoming events and earn $50 in NYCRUNS race credit that never expires!. Or in lieu of credit for yourself, you can have us donate $25 per shift to a cause partner of your choice. What’s this all about, anyway? Learn more about the volunteer program here.

TRIBORO CHALLENGE

You like your bling and you want everyone to know how hardcore you are? Then run either the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon or Half Marathon, the NYCRUNS Central Park Half Marathon, and the NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon and receive three awesome interlocking medals suitable for display.

INTERCLUB CHALLENGE: TRIBORO EDITION

Details forthcoming, but this much is known - the 2019 InterClub Challenge is made up of the the NYCRUNS Central Park Half Marathon, the NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon and the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon.

DIRECTIONS

Take the 7 train to Willets Point/Mets. Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions and Google Maps for driving directions. Parking is limited at all of our events.  We strongly encourage you to use mass transit.

POLICIES

The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS Membership Program. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Strollers or dogs are not allowed in NYCRUNS races and you may be disqualified if earbuds or headphones hinder your awareness. You must remain on pace to finish within the time limit in order to receive course support and an official finish time. Please familiarize yourself with our complete policies and rules of competition.

Race Contact

theteam@nycruns.com